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Development of Nanothermite-Based Microthrusters

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
87152
Program Year/Program:
2009 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
A082-052-1541
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
LASERLITH CORP.
4775 Technology Circle, Suite 3 Grand Forks, ND 58203-5635
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2009
Title: Development of Nanothermite-Based Microthrusters
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: W15QKN-09-C-0154
Award Amount: $729,951.00
 

Abstract:

Low Cost Course Correction Technology (LCCCT) can improve the accuracy and dispersion of gun launched projectiles, mortars and rockets. Based on microthrusters that provide altitude control and pointing, LCCCT can compensate for system errors, changing the trajectory in-flight. Laserlith Corporation, in collaboration with Dr. Jan Puszynski and his research group, will develop a microthruster based on metastable intermolecular composites(MIC). MIC materials will improve performance in terms of energy release and ignition. This work will also be accompanied by more fundamental research of burning characteristics of nanopowders and nanostructures made from fuel and oxidizer materials in various environments.

Principal Investigator:

Chopin Hua
Project Manager
7017575170
laserlithco@aol.com

Business Contact:

Cassindy Chao
President
7017575170
cassindy@laserlith.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

LASERLITH CORP.
4201 James Ray Dr. Suite 1450 Grand Forks, ND 58202

EIN/Tax ID: 222666373
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No